Dodd, Phyllis

(1899 – 1995)

George Branson, circa 1925


Signed. Pencil on paper, 38.5 x 28.2 cm.

1 in stock


The Artist’s Studio

Literature: Prudence Bliss, A retrospective Exhibition of the Work of Phylis Dodd; Ravilious and Co, Towner Art Gallery, 2017

Branson was a friend and fellow RCA student of Douglas Percy Bliss and Phylis Dodd.  By 1929 he was Master at tonbridge School

We are grateful to Prudence Bliss for assistance.

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Dodd, Phyllis

1899 – 1995

Phyllis Dodd achieved considerable success from early on in
her prolific career. Studying at the Liverpool School of Art from
1917’21, she received a Royal Exhibition Scholarship and
attended the Royal College of Art for four years ‘ alongside Henry
Moore (1898’1986), Raymond Coxon (1896’1997) and Edna
Ginesi (1902’2000), with whom she would remain friends for the
rest of her life ‘ winning the Drawing Prize in her final year. 

From 1925 to 1930 she taught part-time at Walthamstow
Technical College. In 1928, she married the artist Douglas
Percy Bliss (1900’1984) and they worked alongside each other,
exhibiting together at Derby Art Gallery in 1947. She also
exhibited at the NEAC, the RA, the RP, the Walker Art Gallery
and the RSA, and in 1989 the Hatton Gallery at Newcastle
University held a large retrospective exhibition to celebrate her
ninetieth birthday.